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It's a Great Life (1943)

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When the profits of their various film series began slumping in the mid-1940s, Columbia Pictures tried to broaden the appeal of these films by disguing the fact that they were indeed series entries. Thus it was that Columbia's 12th "Blondie" picture was shipped out as It's a Great Life. The comic confusion begins when Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake), intending to buy a house, buys a horse instead. Before the film's 75 minutes have run their course, Dagwood gets mixed up in a fox hunt. But Blondie (Penny Singleton) saves the day as usual, with the help of eccentric millionaire Timothy Brewster (Hugh Herbert). After It's a Great Life and Footlight Glamour, Columbia restored the name "Blondie" to the titles of all subesequent installments in this long-running comedy series.
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NR
Genre:
Comedy
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Columbia Pictures

Cast

Penny Singleton
as Blondi Bumstead
Arthur Lake
as Dagwood Bumstead
Larry Simms
as Alexander Bumstead / Baby Dumpling
Hugh Herbert
as Timothy Brewster
Jonathan Hale
as J.C. Dithers
Danny Mummert
as Alvin Fuddle
Alan Dinehart
as Collender Martin
Irving Bacon
as Mailman
Si Jenks
as Piano Tuner
Ray Walker
as Salesman
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½

Yet another great entry into the blondie series. I get such enjoyment out of them, such great characters, funny scenes in all of them, perfectly cast. Just wonderful.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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